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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 88%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 91° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.29 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.6"946.69 miwest0° 05' 24.2"6.19 minorth946.95 mi
24 hours14° 13' 54.2"935.60 mieast2° 43' 14.2"187.10 minorth960.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 10:20 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:20 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmNorth N
Easter IslandSat 9:20 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilSat 10:20 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 10:20 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 11:20 PM2494 km1549 miles1346 nmEast E
SantiagoSat 11:20 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 11:20 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 11:20 PM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 12:20 AM3121 km1940 miles1685 nmEast-southeast ESE
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